Chapter Marksmanship Training M

Marksmanship training ii to teach the grenadier to fire the grenade launcher and to prepare him to employ it In combat Except at discussed below the marksmanship training range construction, and range firing for the M79 are identical with that for the M203 (chap 1-8), 114 Slfht Allgimwit, HfHt Ptfturt, and light Manipulation o. Sight alfnement is the relationship between the front sight blade and the rear sight notch, To have correct sight alinement the sights should be alined as shown in...

Characteristics Launcher Controls And Sighting Equipment Of Mm Grenade Launcher M

M203 Grenade Launcher Characteristics

Description Length of barrel group----15 in appro , , , _ . . , Length of barrel only-----14 in The 40-mm grenade launcher, M79, is a single Weight of launcher shot, breakopen, breech-loading, shoulder-fired loaded _________________6.5 lbs appro weapon fig 9-1 . It consists of a receiver group. Weight of launcher fore-end assembly, barrel group, sight assembly, unloaded_______________6 lb approx and stock assembly fig 9-2 . A rubber recoil pad is attached to the butt of the stock to...

And Maintenance

M79 Trigger Group Diagram

This chapter contains instruction for mechanical training, operation and functioning of the 40-mm grenade launcher, M79. Grenadiers are authorized to disassemble the launcher as follows a. Clear the weapon by rotating the barrel lock- Figurt 10-1. Removing or installing the retaining band screw. Figurt 10-1. Removing or installing the retaining band screw. ing latch lever its full travel to the right and opening the barrel. Inspect the breech to insure that no round is present. b. Remove the...

Appendix C Lesson Outune Mm Grenade Launchers Mm

This appendix is a guide for instructors. This lesson outline is for training, from 1 to 5 hours, on the M208 or M79. The scope depends on the availability of time, equipment, and ammunition. Instruction can be given in unit areas during non-scheduled periods in subjects such as firing positions, sighting and aiming, and range determination. C-l. Period I. Functioning of M203 M79 o. Learning Objective, The soldier can lt 1 Apply the characteristics, capabilities, and functioning of the grenade...

Chapter Range Firing

Schedule range firing only after the soldier has demonstrated his ability to apply the steps of gt marksmanship training. The three courses of fire for the grenade launcher are Instructional firing, qualification firing, and instruction course modified . b. Observe safety precautions during all range firing. The surface danger area and range safety requirements vary -with the type of ammunition being used. Consult Army Regulation 385-63 and 1 Station 1 is to permit the grenadier to zero the...

Chapter Range Construction

Nova Pump Tactical

Figure 7-1 is a schematic illustration of one lane of the grenade launcher range. Any number of parallel lanes may be established depending on the terrain available for constructing this range. This range is to be used when firing the courses of fire outlined in chapter 8. Consult Army Regulation 885-68 and local range and safety regulations to determine safety requirements. a. The range consists of one or more lanee, with each lane complete within itself. Allow a minimum width of 80 meters and...

Chapter Introduction

Functioning Cycle M16a1

Chapters 1 through 8 of this manual provide guidance for training -with the 40-mm grenade launcher M203 and Chapters 9 through 12 provide guidance ior training with the 40-mm grenade launcher, M79. This manual contains a discussion of the launchers and their characteristics disassembly assembly procedures, launcher controls and sighting equipment, operation and functioning, types and functioning of standard ammunition, Bafety precautions, and marksmanship training. Users of this manual are...

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Gun With Duct Taped Grenade Launcher

Most commonly used firing positions are the prone, kneeling, foxhole, and standing positions. Supported positions add stability to the weapon and should be used when possible. The grenadier takes the various firing positions in the same way as with the service rifle FM 28-9 , with the following exceptions 1 Hold the thumb of the right hand against the right side of the stock. The safety may injure the thumb when the launcher recoils if the thumb is placed over the top of the small of the stock....

Ammunition

Riot Control Ammunition

This appendix lists in table B-l the standard and developmental ammunition used with 40-mm grenade launchers M203 M79. The letters XM preceding a numerical designation indicates that the round is developmental Example XM688 . Figures B-l through B-10 illustrate the more common types of ammunition used with the M20S M79. TabUB-l. 40-mm Corbridg IdtnUfioaHon 40-mm, HE, M468 smokeleis, flsshleea 40-mm, multiple projectile, XM678E 40-mm, green moke parachute, XM868 40-mm, white atar parachute, XM...